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English Dictionary: Reader by the DICT Development Group
3 results for Reader
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a person who enjoys reading
  2. someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    Synonym(s): subscriber, reader
  3. a person who can read; a literate person
  4. someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    Synonym(s): reviewer, referee, reader
  5. someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    Synonym(s): proofreader, reader
  6. someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
    Synonym(s): lector, reader
  7. a public lecturer at certain universities
    Synonym(s): lector, lecturer, reader
  8. one of a series of texts for students learning to read
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Reader \Read"er\, n. [AS. r[aemac]dere.]
      1. One who reads. Specifically:
            (a) One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a
            (b) (University of Oxford, Eng.) One who reads lectures on
                  scientific subjects. --Lyell.
            (c) A proof reader.
            (d) One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and
                  advises regarding their merit.
      2. One who reads much; one who is studious.
      3. A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in
            reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a
            reading book.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Reader, AR (town, FIPS 58400)
      Location: 33.75179 N, 93.10122 W
      Population (1990): 56 (39 housing units)
      Area: 6.1 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 71726
   Reader, WV
      Zip code(s): 26167
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